Elections

July 14, 2021

Any Union County voter may use any of these locations for early in-person voting. Six sites are confirmed and a seventh site will be added. Union County, NJ – Union County Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado advises Union County residents that six locations have been selected for ...

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Early in-person voting will be conducted by voting machine at seven polling sites in Union County. Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds residents that early in-person voting in New Jersey will begin in October for the 2021 General Election. “There are three options for voting this year, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The 2021 election season is in full swing, with the New Jersey Primary Elections taking place on Tuesday, June 8.   The New Jersey Division of Elections has an online tool to check if you are registered to vote. The tool will tell you what your registration status, the city and ...

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NEW JERSEY - The primary election in NJ is June 8. The primary ballot includes state assembly, state senate, and the race for the governor. Polls will be open for in-person voting across the state.  For those registered voters wishing to cast their ballot by mail, the deadline to request a ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi advises Union County voters that COVID-19 pandemic restrictions are being lifted. Many more polling places will be open for in-person voting for the 2021 Primary Election on Tuesday, June 8 compared to last year. “Many voters prefer to cast their ballot by ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that  sample ballots for the June 8 Primary Election can be viewed and downloaded on the County Clerk’s elections website unioncountyvotes.com, and through the Union County Votes app, a free download for all mobile devices. This year voters have the ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds Union County residents who are not registered to vote that they have until Tuesday, May 18 to register in time to vote in the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, June 5. “We encourage all eligible residents to participate in every election, and the ...

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Union County Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado informs voters of the polling place and drop box locations for the 2021 Primary Election. The 2021 Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, June 8. Beginning in May, the Board of Elections will mail post cards to voters whose polling ...

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The Union County Board of Elections reminds residents that Tuesday, May 18 is the deadline for voter registration for the 2021 Primary Election. Voters who are registered in the Democratic and Republican parties will be able to vote in the Primary Election to choose their party’s nominee to run for ...

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Remote procedure held in consideration of COVID-19 precautions. Due to ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that the ballot position drawing for the June 8, 2021 Primary Election will be live-streamed on Facebook.  The drawing ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Murphy signed legislation (S3203) on Tuesday, March 30 to establish early in-person voting in New Jersey. The legislation expands access to voting rights and democracy. S3203 allows registered voters to vote using machines at polling places before the day of certain ...

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The Union County Board of Elections reminds voters who plan to change their party affiliation that they must do so by April 14, in order to participate in their new party’s Gubernatorial Primary Election on June 8. “Voters often do not realize that the deadline to change their affiliation is set ...

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TRENTON, NJ - NJ Gov. Phil Murphy announced that the June 8th primary will be conducted primarily in-person.  According to Murphy, "All of our regularly operated polling places will be OPEN for all voters who wish to cast their ballots on the voting machines." The announcement was made ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds all candidates running in the 2021 primary election that petitions are due before 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 5. Candidates for County positions must file their petitions with the office of the County Clerk, located at the Union County Courthouse in ...

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The Union County Board of Elections reminds voters who plan to change their party affiliation that they must do so by April 14, in order to participate in their new party’s Gubernatorial Primary Election on June 8. “Voters often do not realize that the deadline to change their affiliation is set ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Carmen Bucco recently announced that he would be running under the republican ballot for Assembly District 21. “It is time to get down to business and start working to bring back our communities,” Bucco told TAPinto Kenilworth.  Bucco, a Kenilworth resident, is a small business ...

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Editor’s Note: This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s republishing policy. There are concerns over placement of the boxes as ...

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There are concerns over placement of the boxes as uncertainty remains about format of future elections. Editor’s Note: This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The article is available for reprint under ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Doug Steinhardt, chairman of the New Jersey Republican Party and candidate in the 2021 GOP Gubernatorial Primary, has dropped out of the race just one month after launching his campaign. The abrupt announcement boosts the likelihood that Jack Ciattarelli, a Hillsborough ...

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No move to replace expensive system of no-bid contracts. Editor’s note: This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s republishing ...

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For some residents, paper ballots are the clear winner when it comes to honest, accurate elections. The state shifted over to paper during the pandemic, but there’s no guarantee the change is permanent. Editor’s Note: This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting ...

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This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s republishing policy. NJ SPOTLIGHT-- New Jersey officials estimate that replacing the state’s ...

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This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s republishing policy. NJ SPOTLIGHT-- Tia Ryans voted for the first time on Nov. 3 after losing ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union county is preparing for more vote by mail elections in 2021. The Freeholder Board on Thursday night added over $1.5 million to contracts supporting vote by mail services, anticipating that the June primary, 2021 general election and special elections will be done by mail ...

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The 2020 general election results will help guide both parties in redrawing New Jersey’s congressional districts. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A significant minority of Americans lack confidence in the outcome of the 2020 presidential election with more than one-third – primarily Republicans and Trump voters – not believing that the election results were fair, according to a nationwide survey by researchers from ...

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Some groups are shining a virtual light on lies about forged mail ballots, ‘live coups,’ blue-state socialists and the rest on Facebook, Twitter and across the internet. Editor’s note: This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election ...

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Polls would open two weeks ahead of Election Day. Local officials urge caution, listing unclear cost, inadequate staffing, outdated equipment. Editor’s Note: This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The official election results reported by the Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi are in. The new members of the Kenilworth Borough Council are Fred Pugliese (R), Joseph Finistrella (R), and Scott Pentz (R).  The new Councilmen have put out a joint statement.  Firstly, we would ...

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Editor’s Note: This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s republishing policy. An unknown number of mail-in ballots for the Nov. 3 ...

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